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[[Joel scowls]]

[[He cocks an eyebrow...]]

[[...and registers surprise]]

Joel: You really didn't do anything with them, did you?
[[Sara shakes her head]]
Joel: Well
Joel: I guess I'd better order more blood
Joel: Gah, a week's worth of passaging down the tubes
[[Behind them, Vlad peeks through the door]]

Joel: Know anyone who needs twenty litres of lymphocytes?

Sara: As a matter of fact

Sara: I do


January 18, 2012 -- SOPA/PIPA Blackout

We're joining these fine folks in blacking out our site on Wednesday, January 18th in protest of the SOPA (H.R.3261) and PIPA (S.968) bills pending in congress.

The site will be back up late Wednesday night when we post page 21 of Henson ex Machina. In the meantime, here are some SOPA related activities that you may enjoy:

January 19, 2012 -- SOPA/PIPA Blackout Redux

And, we're back up. There was a massive show of support for the blackout from the webcomics community. If nothing else, that so many could mod their sites on such short notice is a testament to the power of controlling our own means of distribution.

Here's a quick and incomplete list of what we saw: censored comics from Randall Monroe (xkcd) and Joey Comaeu and Emily Horne (A Softer World); blackout pages from Aaron Diaz (Dresden Codak), Zach Weiner (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal), Matthew Bogart (The Chairs Hiatus), Dirk Tiede (Paradigm Shift), (and a blackout drunk from Ambs Myers (Killer Spoons)); banners from Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content), the gang at Not Invented Here, David Willis (Shortpacked), Dan Shive (El Goonish Shive), Danielle Corsetto (Girls with Slingshots) and Dave Kellet (Sheldon); words of support from Dave Shabet (Dead Winter), Sandy Debreuil (Crowbar Benson), Meredith Gran (Octopus Pie), Joseph Hewitt (Atrexia Theatre), Scott McCloud (Zot!), Jamie Noguchi (Yellow Peril), and Tycho (Penny Arcade) (plus an episode of Penny Arcade TV).

As usual, Otter (A Girl and Her Fed), nailed the commentary:

...Don't spend all your fury on this one fight just because it got a lot of media attention. Recognize that even if (when) these bills fail, the next bill might not roll by with a huge bandwagon attached to it...

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